Maryland residents may have heard that basketball star Dwyane Wade is back in the legal system regarding allegations that his ex-wife attempted to abduct their children. According to reports, Wade was awarded child custody of the couple's two sons in 2011.
After being married for 12 years, actor David Arquette has filed for divorce from actress Courteney Cox. Residents in Maryland may know Arquette, 40, from the movie "Scream" which was a box office hit in the 1990s. Cox, 47, rose to stardom in the 1980s television sitcom "Family Ties."
Facebook has become so prevalent in American life that the site is mentioned in an estimated 20 percent of divorce cases filed in Maryland and across the country. The social networking site is notorious for enabling the bad behavior of husbands and wives, whether it be in looking up past flames, making new online 'friends' or simply having inappropriate online conversations that undermine trust between spouses. However, the recent speculation about Facebook, marriage and divorce has nothing to do with how people choose to use the site.
Dissatisfaction in marriage can appear at any age; however, for women over 50 the complexities associated with considering or moving forward with divorce may be different than that of their younger counterparts. The AARP has released data showing that two-thirds of the divorce cases involving couples over 50 are initiated by the wife.